Gaekwar's Mehsana Railway

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Gaekwar's Mehsana Railway
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Line of route
Viramgam-Mehsana-Taranga Hill
Kakosi extension
Harij branch
Bechraji extension
Gauge / mileage
Metre gauge 162 miles (1918)
193 miles (1921)
Timeline
1887 Mar Mehsana-Vadnager section opened, extended to Kherain,1888; Viramgam,1891 and Taranga Hill,1909
1891 Jul Mehsana-Patan section opened; extended to Wagrod,1915 and Kakosi,1916
1908 Oct Harji branch and Bechraji extension opened
after 1918 further extensions
Key locations
Presidency Bombay
Stations Viramgam, Mehsana, Vadnager etc
System agency
1897 Worked by Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway
1921 Worked by Gaekwar's Baroda State Railway
How to interpret this infobox

The Gaekwar’s Mehsana Railway was owned by the Princely Baroda State. The metre gauge(MG) railway first opened in 1887 with the line from Mehsana to Vadnagar a distance of 21 miles (34km).

The network was progressively expanded from 1888 through to 1921 to a total of 193 miles(309km). [1] [2]

Up to 1921 the network was worked by Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway(BB&CIR).

From 1921 the network was worked by Gaekwar's Baroda State Railway(GBSR) and in 1928 a further 26 miles(42km) were added.

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